Length: 2.5 - 3mm. Basic colour: pale to dark brown. Pattern: variable, but often with dark U-shaped mark towards end of elytra. Number of spots: 0. Pronotum: pale to dark brown. Head colour: pale to dark brown. Leg colour: pale to dark brown. Other features: hairy; very long antennae.
Habitats: grassland, low growing vegetation. Host plants: grasses, thistle and Nettle. Food: aphids. Overwintering sites: low growing vegetation.